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NorthStar signs pilot project for Blue+ thin plate lead batteries Batteries International

NorthStar signs pilot project for Blue+ thin plate lead batteries

April 27, 2017: Lead battery developer NorthStar announced on April 25 that it will partner City Utilities of Springfield, Missouri, US, in a pilot project to install its Blue+ thin…

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BCI legislative triumph after lead battery law kicks off in California Batteries International

BCI legislative triumph after lead battery law kicks off in California

April 6, 2017: Lead battery manufacturers and consumers have to pay a $1 fee for each battery they make or buy following the implementation on April 1 of the Lead-Acid…

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Lithium replaced with lead in ALABC/Missouri University project Batteries International

Lithium replaced with lead in ALABC/Missouri University project

March 23, 2017: Scientists at the University of Missouri Science and Technology are to work with the ALABC — the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium — to replace lithium-ion batteries…

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Indian deal signals massive boost for Ecoult in Asia Batteries International

Indian deal signals massive boost for Ecoult in Asia

February 22, 2017: In early February, India’s Exide Industries announced an agreement with Ecoult, owned by East Penn, to manufacture UltraBattery for the Asian market. It’s a landmark agreement. BESB…

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Exide Industries invests $100m in Haldia plant expansion Batteries International

Exide Industries invests $100m in Haldia plant expansion

January 25, 2017: Indian lead battery manufacturer Exide Industries opened a $100 million assembly facility at its Haldia plant in West Bengal on January 2. The company will also spend…

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Advanced Battery Concepts signs licensing agreement with JCI Batteries International

Advanced Battery Concepts signs licensing agreement with JCI

January 25, 2017: Bipolar lead battery firm Advanced Battery Concepts signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement with Johnson Controls in December for its GreenSeal bipolar lead acid battery. The firm, which…

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Former EaglePicher president Randy Moore to head up ZAF Batteries International

Former EaglePicher president Randy Moore to head up ZAF

January 25, 2017: ZAF Energy Systems, the US-based zinc battery developer, announced Randy Moore, the former president of EaglePicher Technologies, was appointed president and CEO on January 17 with Tom…

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Soaring Australian power prices open doors for Redflow battery Batteries International

Soaring Australian power prices open doors for Redflow battery

December 14, 2016: Redflow, the Australian zinc-bromine flow battery maker, announced on December 5 it had approved a further seven installers for its ZCell storage system, meaning the company now…

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Axion Power releases first residential PbC battery ESS 150 150 Batteries International

Axion Power releases first residential PbC battery ESS

October 3, 2016: Lead carbon battery manufacturer Axion Power announced the release in September of its first residential energy storage system for the public using solar energy stored with the…

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AquaMetals wins $3.6 million tax break for recycling plant 150 150 Batteries International

AquaMetals wins $3.6 million tax break for recycling plant

October 3, 2016: AquaMetals, the start-up lead battery recycling firm, was on September 22 handed tax incentives worth $3.6 million from the Nevada government for the firm’s lead-recycling technology. The…

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